3d printing and beeswax

For my sculpture studio class, I have decided to work with 3d printing as well. I was thinking about all of the waste that comes out of the printing process and the left over plastic things that are filling up the digilab. I wanted to do something with those left over pieces. I ended up working with both found and printed objects. For the pieces I printed, I found their files on Thingiverse. Mixing the synthetic material with a natural material like beeswax was another way for me to explore the contrasts between nature made and man made. Here are some of the products of my investigation.

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Laser cut box test

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Here is the first test for the laser cut box project. There were two others but I had some hidden double lines that I need to fix. Because of this, lines were cut where I needed them to be fold lines. I am happy with the shape, but it turned out a lot smaller than I had expected. Next time I will pay attention to the measurements.